From Buddhist meditation to modern happiness and well-being: mindfulness in ancient and modern contexts
Why has mindfulness meditation become so popular in the early 21st century? This talk will explore the roots of mindfulness meditation in Buddhist thought and practice and consider what issues arise from its transformation into a modern therapeutic technique to facilitate happiness and well-being.
The role of “identity” in cultivating health and wellbeing, a Gurmat perspective
This talk will focus on the role of identity and its impact on health and wellbeing. In particular the talk will explore the process of self-transformation and its transpersonal qualities through the contemplative practices & teachings within Gurmat, in relation of mental, physical and transpersonal health.